Chicago: What makes a world-class destination?

Heart of London’s placemaking webinar series, discussing what makes a world-class city.

About this event

In our latest online event series, “What makes a world-class destination?” we will look at examples of great placemaking and explore what drives social value, wellbeing, and prosperity within a place.

We are delighted to welcome Samir Mayekar – Deputy Mayor for Economic and Neighborhood DevelopmentIn a discussion led by HOLBA’s Chief Executive Ros MorganSamir will discuss ways in which the city has bounced back from the impact of the pandemic, how they are encouraging people back to the city center and what they’re doing to accommodate the recent increase in tourism.  

This event has now taken place, but you can still view the recording.


Thursday 8 September 2022 at 2:30pm


Samir Mayekar – Deputy Mayor for Economic and Neighborhood Development